Book by Paul A. Krieger
Laurel Worth, a teacher who also has nurse training, is hired under President Roosevelt's New Deal in the 1930s to go into homes in remote areas of the North Carolina mountains to teach adult literacy. However, she soon encounters problems more serious than not being able to read. Justin, her husband, a well-liked traveling photographer, joins her in the struggle to bring hope and a better way of life to these people. They become known as persons to go to with any problem.
They never know who might show up at their door The struggles and fun of family life form the background of the story. As the Worth children grow to adulthood, their encounters include wild boars, a mad dog, snakes, and an enraged bull. Their big house-considered the center of the community-resounds with young people who gather for ball games, first aid classes and parties, until World War II calls the young men to fight for their country. Will the Worth sons survive? Will Laurel and Justin's efforts succeed?
Steampunk fashion springs from the inspiration of the past, but blossoms today in trendy stores and cutting-edge haute couture. While many of Steampunk’s most dramatic incarnations can be found on Fashion Week runways, it can also be found in ample supply among casual everyday street wear.
Steampunk Fashion is the design sourcebook for the Steampunk fashion aesthetic. Inside you'll meet the trendsetters who are influencing what we love to wear: the designers, artists, writers and photographers behind the new flowering of neo-vintage style. The author takes you on a wide-ranging journey through the culture behind the trend—the books, art, films and images that are driving Steampunk fashion. Learn the “rules” of Steampunk style. Understand how diverse outfits can be grouped together into basic thematic categories—from gadgeteers, explorers and aristocrats to officers, scientists or ragamuffins. Discover the personal style that fits you best, and add a bit of Steampunk fashion to your wardrobe! Four do-it-yourself tutorials show you how to craft your own apparel, with projects for making a tailcoat, cravat, ruffle shrug or overskirt.
A Bagdad, le jeune Tofaïr fait partie de la corporation des parasites, qui cultivent l’art de « s’inviter » à toutes les fêtes. Il est désigné pour s’incruster à la réception donnée en l’honneur de l’ambassadeur de l’Inde. Tofaïr réussit sa mission au-delà de ses espérances : il est accueilli par le grand vizir qui le prend pour l’ambassadeur en personne ! Pris au piège de son rôle, Tofaïr se retrouve, à l’aube, à la tête de la caravane qui doit le ramener en Inde… Saura-t-il faire face à cette situation délicate ? Jusqu’où ce voyage le conduira-t-il ? Peut-être à la découverte de lui-même...
Why wait for the holidays when you can adorn your home with a variety of beautiful wreaths all year long! Floral wreaths add a special accent to your home, but can be expensive to buy. Save money and express your creativity by learning to make your own wreaths with this step-by-step guide--so detailed, it is the only book on wreath-making you'll ever need!- Detailed, step-by-step instructions and photos show you every step of the way, from choosing a wreath base to adding vines, flowers, bows, and more- Learn to make unique add-ins like distressed clay pots and bird houses- Special section of instructions for Christmas wreaths
From the top-selling authors of teen books comes an insider's map to the often subversive, do-it-yourself world of Zineville.